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Plastic Surgery

Comparison of two surgical techniques (HOO vs. BSSO) for mandibular osteotomies in orthognathic surgery-a 10-year retrospective study.

May 23, 2022

To retrospectively compare the high-angled sagittal split osteotomy (HOO) and the bilateral sagittal split osteotomy (BSSO) for the correction of skeletal dysgnathias regarding intra- and postoperativ...

Total inferior border ostectomy versus T-shape genioplasty for chin narrowing combined with mandibular contouring.

May 23, 2022

The objective of this study was to compare the indications and outcomes of the total inferior border ostectomy and T-shape genioplasty. A retrospective study was conducted using the clinical notes and...

Palmaris Longus Inversus Muscle Present Bilaterally in an 82-Year-old Cadaver and Unilaterally in a 68-Year-old Cadaver.

May 16, 2022

The palmaris longus muscle is one of the most variable muscles in the human body. Palmaris longus muscle anatomical variations include reversed (palmaris longus inversus muscle), duplicated, triplicat...

Performance-optimized otoplasty.

May 16, 2022

This study proposes a new surgical alternative for the most common deformity in the ears, the so-called "protruding/prominent ears", which is a condition that affects 5% of the Caucasian population (G...

[Clinical analysis and surgical treatment of congenital external auditory canal stenosis complicated with external auditory canal cholesteatoma].

May 02, 2022

To investigate the clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment experience of congenital stenosis of an external auditory canal with external auditory canal cholesteatoma. The clinical data of 152 pati...

Surgical Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Plastic Surgery: A RAND/UCLA Appropriateness Method Consensus Study.

Apr 25, 2022

For many years, it was clearly shown that surgical procedures might be associated with surgical site infection (SSI). Many scientific institutions prepared guidelines to use in surgery to reduce abuse...

[The effect of body mass index on outcome of body contouring surgeries].

Apr 25, 2022

The generalization of bariatric surgery interventions has led in recent years to an explosion in demand for body contouring surgeries. These operations can be followed by postoperative complications; ...

[Non-suicidal self-injurious Behaviour: Insights into a littleknown Patient Population in Plastic Surgery].

Apr 18, 2022

Despite its high prevalence in adolescents and young adults, non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is poorly known and understood in areas other than psychiatry. Due to this lack of knowledge, affected pati...

[Suspected factitious disorder: identifying self-inflicted wounds in plastic surgery].

Apr 18, 2022

Patients with factitious disorders artificially generate, aggravate or feign injuries or illnesses, which can result in severe physical impairment and misuse of the healthcare system. The symptomatolo...

The Epidermis in Microgravity and Unloading Conditions and Their Effects on Wound Healing.

Apr 11, 2022

The future objectives of human space flight are changing from low-term permanence in the International Space Station to missions beyond low Earth orbit to explore other planets. This implies that astr...

Midterm follow-up results of a novel technique: Contralateral breast overlapped reconstruction after mastectomy for unilateral breast cancer.

Apr 11, 2022

The breasts of Oriental women are characterized by an obvious scar constitution and a relatively small mammary gland volume. Thus, plastic surgery, which is now popular in the West, is not suitable fo...

A historical review of calcaneal fractures: from the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and Don Juan injuries to the current plate osteosynthesis.

Mar 28, 2022

Calcaneal fractures are one of the most challenging injuries to treat and one of the most divisive. The purpose of this historical review is to highlight the evidence of calcaneal fracture and its tre...

It's not all White: Implicit Racial Bias in Imagery Used in Plastic Surgery Resident Education.

Mar 28, 2022

Plastic surgery education relies heavily on images featuring patient skin tone; while images can be useful representations, it is highly susceptible to implicit bias, a known contributor to healthcare...

The Effect of Patient Education Prior to Rhinoplasty Surgery on Anxiety, Pain, and Satisfaction Levels.

Mar 21, 2022

This study aimed to evaluate the effect of education before rhinoplasty surgery on patients' anxiety, pain, and satisfaction levels.This was a randomized controlled experimental study.Of the 90 patien...

Assessing the quality and reliability of patient information regarding aesthetic fat grafting on YouTube.

Mar 14, 2022

Patients increasingly consult social media regarding aesthetic surgery. Given the popularity of fat transfer operations, this study assesses the quality and reliability of patient information availabl...

Satisfaction of Patients Who Received Breast-Conserving Surgery Using the Suture Scaffold Technique: A Single-Institution, Cross-Sectional Study.

Mar 14, 2022

Optimal cosmetic results after breast-conserving surgery (BCS) improve patient satisfaction. The suture scaffold technique (SST) is a breast reconstruction technique that all breast surgeons can perfo...

Safety and Efficacy of Oral Benzodiazepines for Periprocedural Anxiolysis: A Systematic Review.

Mar 07, 2022

Oral benzodiazepines (BZDs) are useful tools for periprocedural anxiolysis. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a black-box warning of their risks of abuse and depende...

When is pre-operative imaging required for craniofacial dermoid cysts/sinuses? A review.

Feb 28, 2022

Dermoid cysts/sinuses (DCS) are congenital masses occurring along lines of embryonic fusion. Midline DCS carry a risk of intracranial extension. Pre-operative computed tomography (CT) or magnetic reso...

Are Opioids Out? Assessing Prescription Patterns in Plastic Surgery Using Medicare Part D Beneficiary Data.

Feb 21, 2022

Since 1999, nearly 841,000 individuals have died from overdoses, 29% involving prescription opioids. Use of opioids for postoperative pain lacks evidence-based guidelines, and despite studies showing ...

Hybrid Preservation Rhinoplasty: Combining Mix-Down and Semi Let-Push Down Techniques.

Feb 14, 2022

Rhinoplasty is 1 of the most applied procedures among aesthetic and plastic surgery areas. Dorsal hump deformity is a common deformity among Caucasians based on the natural anatomy of the nose. Dorsal...